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A Refreshing Approach to Movement….big green bums and little blue smurfs

I had the most awesome opportunity to study movement.   Movement that allows possibilities and has less to do with exercise and muscles and more to do with actual mechanics and performance.  Movement defined simply by what direction in space and what orientation in space bones are moving.  Movement as a verb, not a state of being.  Movement that looks at the body holistically.  Movement for anyone looking to create wellness, for anyone seeking a way out of injury or to stay injury-free, and for anyone whose goal is to improve performance.  And movement that looks at the body through the eyes of a six-year old.  That is why one approach to understanding the movement of the pelvis is to imagine a “big green bum”.  And movement that squishes the “little blue smurfs” or stretches them in joints is another approach.  It completely made sense and while it was mentally like running several marathons back to back over the course of four days, it was ridiculously liberating! This was a mentorship I attended offered by …